Beware the Pitfalls of 'Self-Collection'

Faulty preservation can lead to disastrous results.

, New York Law Journal

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Lourdes M. Slater, counsel at Grais & Ellsworth, writes that on its face, a corporation's desire to undertake the preservation and collection of its own ESI may appear feasible and cost-effective, but it can often bring about disastrous results, and a lawyer who accedes to a client's demands for self-collection may risk sanctions or worse.

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